How to Factory Reset an iPhone with or without iTunes and Password

If you are an iPhone fan, you may come to a situation where you think that resetting your iPhone is the only solution. If you have the password, you will find it easy. However, if you are unfortunate to have password, you may find it difficult to factory reset an iPhone without password. No worries, we are here to share four of the easy solutions to this petty problem.

Method 1: How to factory reset an iPhone without computer

If you are urgent to reset iPhone without computer at your hands, then you can make it with the following steps:

On your iPhone, go to “Settings” > “Reset” > “Erase All Content and Settings” > enter your screen password to confirm the changes and then reset your iPhone without computer.

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Method 2: How to factory reset an iPhone without password – with iTunes

If you forgot the iPhone screen password, or do not know the password for some reasons, then you can use iTunes to reset iPhone with iTunes. Just follow the following three easy steps:

Step 1: Plug iPhone to computer with USB cable, meanwhile you need to launch iTunes on your computer.

Step 2: Hold “Home” and “Power” button at the same time for 10 seconds. As soon as the screen goes black, release the “Power” button while continue holding the “Home” button, until iTunes pops up the message that it has detected an iPhone in recovery mode.

Step 3: The pop-up window gives you the option to update or restore your iPhone. Here you need to select “Restore” and follow the steps as told to reset your iPhone to factory settings.

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During the whole process, your iPhone will restart and you need to wait patiently for the whole process of resetting iPhone to factory settings.

Method 3: How to factory reset an iPhone without iTunes with iOS System Recovery

If your iPhone get stuck in black screen/white screen/Apple logo, or frozen, and you cannot let it respond you, then you can reset your iPhone without iTunes, but you need an iOS System Recovery software to fix your disabled iPhone to normal and factory reset conditions.

Prior starting the factory rest you need to download an iOS System Recovery software , then follow these steps:

Step 1: Run this software on your computer, while connect your iPhone to computer with USB cable. Choose “iOS System Recovery” > “Start”.

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Step 2: Do as the image told to put your iPhone recovery mode or DFU mode in three steps.

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Step 3: Choose “Advanced mode” > “Confirm” to select iPhone category, type, model, etc. information. And then click “Repair” to start to fix your iPhone and make it restore to factory settings.

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Method 4: How to factory reset an iPhone with erasing all content and settings permanently

If you have decided to sell or donate/gift your iPhone and want to reset your iPhone while erasing all content and settings then you have to make sure that you have wiped out all your iPhone data and settings. We recommend to download FoneEraser tool and follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to PC, meanwhile, launch FoneEraser on your iPhone.

Step 2: Wait seconds for this software to detecting your iPhone, and choose erasing level from “Low”, “Medium” and “High”.

Step 3: Click “Start” to erase all your iPhone data and settings permanently to make your iPhone reset to factory settings.

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That is all, you can now choose the best way for you to factory reset an iPhone according to your real situations. No matter what way you use, you can make factory resetting for your iPhone 7 Plus/7/6s Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s/5c/5/4S/4/3GS (iOS 10 included).